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Politwoops banned A SERIES of Twitter accounts that tracked the deleted tweets of politicians have been banned.
The 'Politwoops' pages for 31 countries and individuals, run by the Open State Foundation, relied on access allowed by Twitter, but in a statement, the social site explained the move saying, "no one user is more deserving of that ability [to delete] than another. Indeed, deleting a tweet is an expression of the user's voice".
But the Foundation's director, Arjan El Fassed, argued "it is a unique insight on how messages from elected politicians can change without notice", and said they will continue their work to monitor public messages and deletions.
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Calling itself "the social network for social good", it's intended for individuals and organisations to share news about charitable projects and inspire others to get involved.
The Horyou app for Apple and Android has now launched, so you can get you daily dose of optimism on the go (www.horyou.com).
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|Date:||Sep 5, 2015|
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